In Memory of




Obituary for Karl Richard Probst

Probst, Karl Richard
June 1, 1977 – August 25, 2023
Karl died suddenly at his home in Ottawa at the age of 46, after valiant and ongoing efforts to overcome serious health conditions.

He is cherished and fondly remembered by his parents Herbert and Katie Probst, brothers Greg, Robert ( Nicole ) and Christopher. His niece, Isabelle, and nephews Harrison and Everett. He will be deeply missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends in Canada, Germany and abroad.

During his life Karl was an avid participant in Dragon Boating, Ultimate Frisbee, Curling, Skiing and Soccer.

Karl graduated with distinction from the University of Guelph with an Honors Food Science Degree. He worked for many years for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Karl touched many lives with his clever sense of humor and compassionate, generous nature. He was loved and respected by everyone who knew him.

The family would like to thank his friends, neighbors and colleagues for their help and support throughout the difficult times in Karl’s life.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Karl’s name to the charity of your choice.

Visitation will be held at The Kelly Funeral Barrhaven Chapel, 3000 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean, ON K2J 4G3 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm on Saturday September 2nd and at the Mangan Funeral Home 332 Osborne St, Beaverton, ON L0K 1A0 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm on Friday September 8th. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Mission Church in Woodville on Saturday September 9th at 11:30a.m.
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